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Berliner Kindl Jubiläums Pilsener Premium | Berliner Kindl-Schultheiss-Brauerei GmbH

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Brewed by:
Berliner Kindl-Schultheiss-Brauerei GmbH
Germany | website

Style: German Pilsener

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by NeroFiddled on 01-22-2014

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Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
13.08%
 
 
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Reviews by NeroFiddled:
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3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Berliner Kindl Jubiläums Pilsener Premium
On tap @ Zum Nussbaum in Berlin, Germany

Berliner Kindl merged with Schultheiss in January 2006 to become the Berliner-Kindl-Schultheiss-Brauerei under the umbrella of the Radeberger Gruppe.

This beer is not to be confused with the standard Berliner Kindl Pilsner (although the packaging is quite similar). Rather, this is Berliner Kindl's Anniversary Pilsener which was first brewed in 1987 to commemorate the city's 750th Anniversary; and which was determined to be so popular that it would continue to be brewed.

It's a crystal-clear straw-gold in color beneath a massive head of bright white foam. If it's poured properly into a clean glass the head retention and lacing can be quite nice.

The aroma is straightforward, as is the flavor. It simply expresses clean pilsner malt and noble Hallertauer hops. There is just a suggestion of yeast character in the background, and I doubt that the layman could pick out the flicker of sulphur and the suggestion of fruit.

With that said, the flavor is slightly fuller than the aroma suggests, but not by much. The malt character is clearly derived from pilsner malt, but it's not rich; and the softly floral and grassy Hallertauer hops take on an additional herbal character. It's backed by a firm-solid bitterness, and it finishes mildly bitter and smooth.

The Jubiläums is clearly meant to be a very drinkable pils, and what makes this beer better than the standard Pilsener is not that it has more malt or hops to it, but that it uses finer ingredients and is much more polished. I would imagine that this gets much more lager time than the standard version.

Overall it was one of the better Pilsners that I tasted in Berlin and I would recommend it, but at the same time I have to note that the beer aficionado really has no need to seek it out.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of chebode2
3.42/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Berliner Kindl Jubiläums Pilsener Premium from Berliner Kindl-Schultheiss-Brauerei GmbH
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